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Greg Steube Pushes U.S. Citrus Protection Act, Bill Moving H-2A Visas to USDA

“Ensuring that American farmers have an advantage over foreign competition and are not burdened by counterproductive federal regulations is vital for Florida’s agricultural industry,” Steube said at the end of last week. “My team and I will continue to advocate for Florida’s farmers and ranchers as they navigate these challenges moving forward.”
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Greg Steube Reintroduces Bills Focusing on Citrus, H-2A Visas and Trucking

Back in June, Steube brought out the “U.S. Citrus Protection Act,” which, his office noted, “would prohibit the importation of commercially produced fresh citrus fruit from China.”
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Labor Department Sending National Farmworker Jobs Program Grant to Florida Education Department

The funds are part of $80,684,142 in grants from the Labor Department, including almost 50 Career Services and Training Grants totaling $74,562,142 for and $6,122,000 for nine NFJP Housing Grants.
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Dan Webster Leads Letter to Labor Department Urging Better Transparency for Private Pensions and...

Eight other House Republicans signed Webster’s letter to U.S. Labor Sec. Eugene Scalia including U.S. Reps. Bill Posey and Francis Rooney of Florida. 
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With an Easy Path to a Third Term, Neal Dunn Can Focus on Hurricane...

Dunn has an easy November ahead of him as he faces only two write-in candidates in the general election. Of course, Dunn’s district is solidly Republican.
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Florida’s Construction Industry Wants Trump Administration to Ease Up on Immigration

Groups like the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) and the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) note a large percentage of Florida construction firms are having a rough time filling positions. Because of that, these groups want the White House to ease up on restrictions dealing with immigration.
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